Posts Tagged ‘infographic’
The “Choose Your Own Adventure” series was one of my favorites as a kid, for the control it gave me over the story and the numerous creative ways to find my own doom while searching for the happy ending. Christian Swinehart has taken the data from the stories and created some beautiful visualizations. Designer Christian […]
It makes sense that a lower ratio of students to teachers would result in more “one on one” time with teachers, and therefore result in a better education and smarter students. This is frequently used as an argument for increased educational spending and hiring additional teachers, but is it true? FlowingData compares state’s average ratio […]
Flickr, the popular Yahoo-owned photography sharing site, also plays host to many infographic and artistic products. FlowingData’s Nathan has compiled a list of 7 groups for infographic artists to check out: I’ve always thought of Flickr as a place where I can share my photos with friends and family; however, I’m starting to see there’s […]
The Business Intelligence Guru has a great chart showing the trends in unemployment data broken down by region, market, and various other demographic segments which he updates every month. Just now updated for October, and he updates it every month. Real Unemployment nears 18%, over 25MM Americans jobless. | Real Business Intelligence. via ChartPorn
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has just released the most recent unemployment figures, and Nathan of FlowingData compiled the last 6 years into a great collection of graphs that are rather poetically described by his younger sister. I showed my younger sister the maps. Her response: “It looks like the country is bleeding.” While […]
Xach has published an interactive chart of the 2008 US Box Office returns. Each stripe is a movie, with the width of the stripe representing the money coming in each week. Stripes are ordered each week (The columns) by top-grossing, and you can see them all make huge returns on opening weekend and slowly trickling […]
A great infographic from “Mibi” of WallStats fame details numbers about the Nursing profession including salaries, employment, the kinds of “crap” (both literally and figuratively) that they deal with, and the long-lasting nursing shortage nationwide. Nursing Statistics.
Another great visualization creation from xkcd, this time showing “Movie Narratives” for Lord of the Rings, Star Wars (Original Trilogy), Jurassic Park, 12 angry men, and Primer. Of course the last few are mainly a joke, but the Lord of the Rings & Star Wars ones really are impressive, showing locations, battles, how the character’s […]
Just found this on Spreeblick, a flow chart visualizing the lyrics of the classic hit “Hey Jude”. Flowchart: Hey Jude | Spreeblick.
Smartphones are rapidly replacing the older classic phones as the “phone of choice”, integrating their multimedia capabilities (music, video) with internet connectivity. The four leaders in the smartphone arena are Apple’s iPhone, the Palm Pre, the current leading Android phone from T-Mobile, and the upcoming Motorola Droid. A new infographic from BillShrink does a great […]